'Essence' To Honor Lupita Nyong'o

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January 14, 2014 AT 5:53 AM
She's the new name you need to know, and she's making waves all over Hollywood: Lupita Nyong'o will be honored at Essence magazine's seventh annual Black Women in Hollywood luncheon on Feb. 27 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The event will also honor Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs with the Trailblazer Award and director Ava DuVernay with the Visionary Award.